Hirado

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Hirado Domain
... Hirado Domain (平戸藩, Hirado-han?) was a tozama han (feudal domain) of Edo period Japan, with its territory extending from northern Hizen Province to the offshore Iki Province ... The domain was headquartered in Hirado Castle in present-day the city of Hirado in modern Nagasaki Prefecture ...
Matsuura Akira - Biography
... Akira was born as the 3rd son of Matsuura Hiromu, the 10th daimyō of Hirado ... His elder brother, Matsuura Terasu became 11th daimyō of Hirado in 1841 however by 1849, despite having a wife and three official concubines, was ... and Akira became the 12th daimyō of Hirado ...
Matsuura Takanobu - Biography
... After becoming lord of Hirado in 1543{{}}, the 15-year-old Takanobu was advised by Yasumasa Toyohisa ... was a well-known samurai and cousin of the previous lord of Hirado and, under his guidance, the domains of the Koteta family were increased to include much of Ikitsuki, together with the ... he became an ally of a powerful wakō leader, inviting him to live in Hirado and allowing his band to dominate the outlying islands off Kyūshū ...
Matsuura Seizan
... Seizan was born in Edo, at the Hirado-han (Hirado domain) residence, as the oldest son of the lord of Hirado ... his father died, he took over as head of the clan and became Lord of Hirado at the age of 16 ...
Hirado, Nagasaki - Gallery
... Hirado Castle — see engraving below Aerial photo of Hirado Castle — compare drawing below Monument at location of former English House and trading post in Hirado — see drawing below Grave of ... The English factory in Hirado was established in 1613 — drawing, 1621 The Dutch VOC trading factory in Hirado was much larger than the English one — engraving, 17th century This document is a "trade ...